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Would You Watch Your Wedding Dress Disappear?

Most women would never dream of throwing away their wedding dress. Brides search for weeks, sometimes even months, to find that perfect white gown, and end up spending hundreds, even thousands of dollars on an item they’ll wear for just one day (then store in their closets for years to come). But now with the…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 10, 2010

Tim Gunn Helps The Smurfs Make It Work

If you love Tim Gunn and his eyebrow raises as much as I do, then this news will seriously make your Friday. The fashion expert is moving into the Hollywood world and just scored a role in the upcoming “The Smurfs Movie.” Though other celebrities, including Katy Perry, Fred Armisen, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin, Ala…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 7, 2010

You Thought Your Heels Were High

I have a love affair with high heels because I’m slightly vertically challenged. My motto is “the taller the heel, the better.” Mihai Albu, a designer from Romania, shares my sentiment. With his experience in architecture, he designs shoes that mix fashion, height, and sculpture in order to “reposition the waist” and appear to make…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 7, 2010

Own A Piece Of Hollywood History

We love looking to movies for fashion inspiration but can’t imagine actually owning Marilyn Monroe‘s pink dress from “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” or the carpet bag from “Mary Poppins.” For starters, Marilyn’s dress would never fit. However, movie fanatics and fashion lovers who want a piece of history will want to prep for antique company Profiles

By: Bianca Posterli / May 6, 2010

Lady Gaga’s Armani Confection On “American Idol”

Fresh from her performance at Monday night’s Met Ball, Lady Gaga showed off her musical talent to hopefuls on “American Idollast night. Obviously, it wouldn’t be a Gaga moment without an over-the-top costume, so Giorgio Armani created this breathtaking number. He envisioned a fresh take on her favorite form of clothing — the bodysuit…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 6, 2010

Can You Believe This Is Juicy Couture?

With a recent infusion of fashion credibility in the form of Erin Fetherston, the designer well-known for her ethereal princess designs and floaty dresses, Juicy Couture is working to make a new name for itself and get way from tired sweatsuits. Erin’s very first creation had a major debut on the red carpet at the…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 5, 2010

Spend $30,000 On Makeup And You Officially Have A Problem

If you think you spend a lot of money on makeup, this woman will make you feel better about your excessive mascara and lip gloss purchases. Meet Hillary Kosofsky, who owns a total of $30,000 worth of beauty products. During her 54 years, she’s become totally obsessed with buying any form of makeup or hair…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 5, 2010

New In-Store Exhibit Explains Where Chanel Bags Come From

Chanel might be out of your price range right now, but while saving for your very first 2.55 purse, here’s an exhibit to quench your quilted double-C desire. Beginning on May 16, the design house will give shoppers, including us wannabe Chanel owners, the inside scoop on what goes into making its famous bags. Sto…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 4, 2010

NYU Students Dream Up Your Next Shopping Addiction

Watch out, Gilt Groupe. There’s a new sample sale site launching and fashion lovers will be just a teensy bit obsessed with it for one major reason. Instead of offering last season’s wares like so many discount stores and sites, ToVieFor plans to sell designer items from the current season’s collections. Two students at New…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 4, 2010

Nike Turns Your Evening Run Into A Fashion Show

Your old, worn-out running shorts are simply unacceptable for a post-work run on the treadmill, because heading to the gym isn’t just about sweating off those extra calories you drank this weekend. No, it’s about being seen by your fellow gym-goers. Nike realized that some people need to look fashion-forward while exercising, so the sport…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 3, 2010

Jeggings Get Intimate With Cosabella

Since everyone’s a little obsessed with the jeggings trend, Cosabella decided to get in on the action. It’s a little strange that a company known for its lingerie wants to get into the skintight denim business, but everyone seems to want a piece of the jegging pie. The first line of Cosabella Jeans will debut…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 3, 2010

Forever 21’s Prom Dresses Are Actually Pretty Classy

With the unfortunate trend in slutty prom dresses, an unlikely savior has come in to bring class and grace back to the storied high school event. Forever 21 spent the past year expanding their reach into cosmetics and children’s clothes, but their latest collection of prom dresses really deserves a bit of applause. Where some…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 2, 2010

The Secrets To Making It In Fashion, According To Kelly Cutrone

Even though the first season of her reality TV show is over, Kelly Cutrone is certainly not ready to give up the spotlight. She decided to create her own YouTube channel, and now she’s dishing out her expensive and sage advice. As the director of a highly successful fashion PR company, and someone who’s bee…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 30, 2010

Beyonce Gets The Posh Treatment

Who does a pop diva turn to for new fashions after being outfitted by Thierry Mugler? If you’re Beyonce, then Victoria Beckham is the answer. Reportedly, Jay-Z’s little lady is so impressed with Posh’s fashion sense and newest collection, that she called her up and asked the singer turned designer to create new costumes for…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 30, 2010

Time Only Has Room For One Designer

Time magazine takes it upon itself to narrow down the 100 most influential people in the world on a yearly basis to create the “Time 100″ list. Along with the requisite world leaders — Barack Obama, Bill Clinton — a few fashion people generally earn a spot for their efforts. But this year, the list…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 29, 2010

Eva Longoria Parker’s Fragrance Won’t Make You Sneeze

Confession time: I’m a huge Eva Longoria Parker fan. Every Sunday during “Desperate Housewives,” my girl crush on Gabrielle Solis gets just a little bit bigger. But when I heard the news that she’s joining the celeb-turned-designer brigade and creating her very own perfume, I was a little disheartened. Unlike some actresses who turn to…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 29, 2010

Sunglasses That Double As A Wha?

Everyone loves a product with multiple uses. Lip gloss with SPF is awesome for keeping your pucker hydrated and safe from summer rays. Shampoo and conditioner in one is key for those who are just too lazy or busy to extend their shower time. But the latest in double duty is just a teensy bit…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 29, 2010

Don’t Read Your Magazine, Smell It

Personally, I loathe perfume ads in magazines. It’s impossible to tell what the scent actually smells like, because after languishing on the glossy page between a hundred other fragrances, the original essence is gone. But the magazine mono.kultur #23 decided that I’m wrong, and chose to create their latest issue entirely out of smells, a…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 29, 2010

Joss Stone Really Loves Her Foot Tattoos

Since everyone’s a designer these days, Nine West hired singer Joss Stone to collaborate on a fall 2010 capsule collection, resulting in three different pairs of Joss-approved shoes. Now, sure, inspiration comes from random places, but Joss and Nine West found their inspiration in a very unlikely source: the singer’s flower tattoos. “Each of my…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 27, 2010

Meet Fashion’s Newest Reality TV Star — Lily Allen

Move over Whitney Port, there’s a new fashion diva in town. Former music star Lily Allen is putting away her lyrics and microphone for a career in the fashion world, but she’s not content to just work in fashion. She wants to show off the drama of her life to the world — reality TV-style.

By: Bianca Posterli / April 26, 2010

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